Medical Lead RN (MLRN) is responsible for directing and ensuring the quality of medical services, treatment and/or interventions provided to UM shelter residents in the program. These include received quality and timely medical screenings upon admission that include testing for communicable diseases, review and provision of immunizations, prenatal care for pregnant children, and emergency medical care and/or outpatient services for UM with identify medical condition that require treatment.The RNC Register Nurse (RN) analyzes the effectiveness of programming, ensures all performance improvement standards are monitored, auditing, feedback and training given to medical coordinators staff. Additional responsibilities include collaboration with the Director of Medical Services to ensure compliance with regulations in policy development and implementation, as well as on-going program refinement based upon advances in the program.
Register Nurse degree from an accredited college or university in Nurse or Health Sciences; RN License or Nurse
Practitioner and Licensure according to State requirements.
o Must have graduated from an approved RN nursing program approved by the National Council of
State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
o Must have passed the appropriate NCLEX-RN Exam
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual. (Spanish/English) Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets common scientific technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Ability to communicate and respond to common inquiries or complaints from on an effective level with both clients and staff from a variety of disciplines.
SUPERVISORY SKILLS: Ability to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse UM population
Experience must focus on community-based programs, and/or direct practical experience with UM
Bending, stooping, and lifting a minimum of 15-25 lbs required to complete daily tasks
Must have the ability to remain in standing position for extended periods of the work day
Ability to work a flexible work schedule is required dependent upon the department, facility or program in which s/he works and job duties assigned. Work schedules are subject to variation from time to time depending on the needs of the department, facility or program. The work is performed in a shelter setting which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,365 days a year. In order to satisfactorily perform all job duties for this position, medical provider and staff are expected to be available to work at any time as directed by his/her supervisor.